Beatles Giveth & Taketh Away

Modified: October 28, 2016

Del Shannon
A gift from John Lennon to Del Shannon proved to be good transatlantic strategy for the Fab Four, but not so much for the recipient.

On this week’s Total Recall, Bob the Paper Guy explores how the “Runaway” singer became a sort-of pathfinder for the mop-topped lads, as he first got the Beatles onto American radio.

But it didn’t exactly propel HIS career.

Hear the episode below.

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